VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
THURSDAY 24 FEBRUARY 1994
1 Meeting of House
The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.
2 Lottery and Gaming (Two up on Anzac Day) Amendment Bill
Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936.
Question put and passed.
Bill presented and read a first time.
Mr Atkinson moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.
Ordered, on motion of Mr Becker, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 10 March.
3 Postponement of business
Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Committees/Regulations) Nos 1 and 2 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 10 March.
4 Medicare Agreement - Motion re
Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House deplores the terms of the Medicare agreement with the Commonwealth Government signed by the previous Minister of Health, in particular the requirement that the public/private ratio in public hospitals be maintained at the 1991 level and, noting with satisfaction the moves now made by the present Minister to alleviate such problems as long waiting lists, this House urges the Minister to negotiate with the Federal Government to ensure terms more in line with the reality of what the people of South Australia, and especially those in country areas, require of their hospital system.
Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 10 March.
5 Craigburn Farm - Motion re
Mr Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That in the opinion of this House the Government should acquire all of Craigburn Farm except for any portion which Minda Inc. wish to retain for their ongoing operations.
Ordered, on motion of Mr DeLaine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 24 March.
6 Supply Bill
Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.
Question put and passed.
Bill read a second time.
The Minister of Correctional Services (Hon. W.A. Matthew) moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for the consideration of the Bill.
Ordered, on motion of Mr Scalzi, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.
7 Suspension and resumption of sitting
At 12.56 p.m. the Speaker left the Chair.
At 2.00 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.
8 Message from the Governor
The following Message from the Governor was received and read:
State Bank (Corporatisation) Bill - Recommending Message No. 2
The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the State Bank (Corporatisation) Bill 1994.
Government House, 24 February 1994 R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR
The following Papers were tabled:
By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -
State Bank Corporation Technical Information Paper
By the Minister of Tourism (Hon. G.A. Ingerson) -
Ministerial Statement Relating to Sea-land (Australia) Terminals Pty Ltd.
Questions without notice were asked.
11 Address in Reply - presentation
The Speaker informed the House that Her Execellency the Governor would be prepared to receive the House for the purpose of presenting the Address in Reply at 3.15 p.m. today.
The Speaker, accompanied by the mover and the seconder of the Address in Reply and other Members, then proceeded to Government House for the purpose of presenting the Address:
On his return, the Speaker informed the House that, accompanied by the mover and seconder of the Address in Reply to the Governor's Opening Speech and by other Members, he had proceeded to Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Address adopted by the House on 23 February, to which Her Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:
The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly - Thank you for the Address in Reply to the Speech with which I opened the First Session of the Forty-eighth Parliament.
I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters place before you. I pray for God's blessing upon your deliberations.
R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR
12 Next day of sitting
The Minister of Tourism moved - That the House, at its rising, adjourn until Tuesday 8 March at
Question put and passed.
13 Supply Bill- Grievance debate
Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill be now resumed.
Ordered, on motion of Mr Condous, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8 March.
House adjourned at 4.57 p.m. until Tuesday 8 March at 2.00 p.m.
MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN
For Tuesday 8 February 1994
Notices of Motion: Government Business-
The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986.
The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the reconstitution of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Corporation and its continuation under the name "WorkCover Corporation of South Australia"; to provide for its functions and powers; and for other purposes.
The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.
Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. D.C. Brown, Mrs Hall and Mrs Kotz.